The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 29 7 16
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +9
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 7 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 2.59% 13.02% 2.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 24.14% 70.97% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 4
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£313 £265 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.92% -10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £195 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £400 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
29 31 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 10.74% 18.34% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 5
Average daily rate £325 £265 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% -10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £249 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Northampton region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Northampton region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) C#
3 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 6 (42.86%) MVC
4 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (28.57%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) jQuery
7 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
7 3 (21.43%) HTML
7 3 (21.43%) CSS
8 2 (14.29%) SQL
8 2 (14.29%) SAN
8 2 (14.29%) Silverlight
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
8 2 (14.29%) Web Design
8 2 (14.29%) HTML5
8 2 (14.29%) CSS3
8 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 2 (14.29%) Web Development
8 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (7.14%) SignalR
9 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) InfoPath
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.14%) DTS
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) Maven
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) JUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) C# Developer
3 5 (35.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (35.71%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (28.57%) jQuery
4 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) CSS
5 2 (14.29%) Silverlight
5 2 (14.29%) HTML5
5 2 (14.29%) CSS3
5 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (7.14%) SignalR
6 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (7.14%) Spring
6 1 (7.14%) Ajax
6 1 (7.14%) LINQ
6 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
6 1 (7.14%) J2EE
6 1 (7.14%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) MVC
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Web Design
3 2 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Tableau
2 1 (7.14%) BMC
2 1 (7.14%) Remedy
2 1 (7.14%) Sun
2 1 (7.14%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle